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HOPE Summer Program in Tanzania: African Probate & Policy Initiative

Program Description: The African Probate & Policy Initiative is designed to foster study, research, and on-site experiences in Africa. The Initiative will focus on the role of probate and property laws in Tanzanian society, the impact of HIV/AIDS and other illnesses, and the human rights implications of both on life in Tanzania. The Tanzanian legal […]

Internship in Legal Ethics at SEC Headquarters

Although most SEC attorneys work day-to-day in securities regulation, many attorneys deal with other substantive areas. The Commission actively seeks interns every semester inWashington D.C.who are interested in legal ethics. The Office of Ethics Counsel reports directly to the Chairman. The Commission encourages applications to the Office of Ethics Counsel because it serves important mission […]

Judicial Internship Opportunities

Summer Intern/Externship Available with FL Fourth DCA Judge Spencer D. Levine Fourth DCA Judge Spencer D. Levine (West Palm Beach) is an alumnus and is very interested in receiving applications from Miami Law students. Interested applicants should send materials directly to The Honorable Spencer D. Levine, Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal, 1525 Palm Beach […]

City of Chicago Department of Law 2012 Summer Law Clerk Program

The City of Chicago Department of Law invites law students to apply for its 2012 Summer Law Clerk Program. Usually, the program begins June 1st and is for a minimum of 10 weeks; however, the start date and duration of a law clerk’s summer will be determined by the law clerk and his/her direct supervisor. The […]

The Legal Studies Institute Provides Legal Internships and Constitutional Course Credit in Washington, DC

LEGAL STUDIES INSTITUTE May 19 – August 4, 2012 Washington,D.C. Early Deadline: February 10, 2012 – 5% Discount for Applying Early! The Legal Studies Institute provides the opportunity for law students to gain a first-hand look at the American legal system through guaranteed legal internships, a 3-credit constitutional law course, guest speakers and briefings, and […]

University of Miami School of Law HOPE Public Interest Resources Center’s Summer Resources

Please read below for summer resources. For the next few months, HOPE will be highlighting helpful resources and exciting opportunities for Summer 2012! Summer Resources Searching for summer funding? PSLawNet’s resource page for public interest law students searching for summer funding is newly updated and expanded! Detailed information on over 50 funding opportunities is available. […]

University of Miami School of Law HOPE Public Interest Resources Center Announcements

Please read below for upcoming announcements. For the next few months, HOPE will be highlighting helpful resources and exciting opportunities for Summer 2012! Announcements Interested in a Legal Advocacy Alternative Break (LAAB)? Law students are welcome to submit proposals for Spring LAAB (March 12 – 16) in groups of 3-8 people. Students will need to […]

The 2012 Equal Justice Works Summer Corps Program

The Equal Justice Works Summer Corps program provides law students with the opportunity to dedicate at least 300 hours of their summer to a legal project at a qualifying nonprofit public interest organization. In 2012, 711 law students will be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps education award in the amount of $1,175 upon their successful completion […]

The American Bar Association, Law Student Division, Offers Writing Competitions

You must be an ABA Law Student Division member to be considered for the opportunities listed below, unless otherwise indicated. Business Law – Mendes Hershman Writing Contest Entry deadline: January 20, 2012 Award: $2,500 cash, and travel expenses to attend the Section’s Spring Meeting. International Law – Rona R. Mears Student Writing Competition & Scholarship […]

The ABA Section of International Law’s 2011 International Internship Program

The ABA Section of International Law’s 2011 International Internship Program website, hosted by the Law Student, LL.M., and New Lawyer Outreach Committee, is intended to facilitate the establishment of legal internships for U.S. law students interested  in the practice of international law with overseas law firms. The Section will act as a liaison between foreign […]